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We took a long tail river taxi to this place, outside of Kanchanaburi city.
This museum is run by a temple. Entrance Baht 30. There are 3 sections. The building that houses the 3 sections are set up according to the war conditions housing the...More
This is by far the worst ‘museum’ I have ever been in. They triumphantly announce that is was opened in 1977 and, quite honestly, it looks like it hasn’t been touched since. The ‘museum’ basically consists of a series of faded photographs falling out of...More
The museum contains an incredible array/"collection"/accumulation of items from WWII including a Japanese steam train used on the Thai/Burma railway as well as plenty of other displays to do with Thai culture and history as well as many items that don`t "fit" any Thai theme...More
Learn additional facts about the unfortunate Allied prisoners of WWII and how they were worked to death building both the bridge over the river Kwai and all the RR tracks which were used to help their enemies resupply.
I was stunned by the amount of memorabilia that is housed here, it is truly amazing. Another amazing thing was the history that is all hand painted on the walls, either in the form of murals or as written stories. Great place to see all...More
Admission to the Jeath war museum only costs 40THB (approx £1) so it's hard to complain about anything considering visiting any museum in the UK requires a second mortgage.
The museum itself has quite a lot going on from the outset. The entrance way has...More
This is general to the Thai Burma Railway in Kanchanaburi there are in fact three museums referring to the railway
One near the river Kwai bridge another by the War graves and another down on Pakprak rdby the entrance to a big Temple
We spent 3 days in Kanchanaburi to visit the Bridge over the River Kwai and the death railway.
This museum provides some interesting insights. Unfortunately it is a bit tired and needs a facelift. Some of the writing has worn off the walls.